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Healthy snacks for kids recipes

23 Recipes

Keep the kids satisfied between meals with these healthy snacks. From hummus to fruit sticks and frozen yogurt, even picky eaters will be happy.

Pepper & walnut hummus with veggie dippers

3.75

(4 ratings)

Pack in the vegetables with this quick-to-make dip blitzed with sweet roasted red peppers and served with courgette, celery and carrot batons
  • 16 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Rainbow fruit skewers

4.88889

(9 ratings)

These vitamin-packed fruit skewers are a simple, colourful and fun way to get kids to eat fruit. They'll love helping to make them too.
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Healthier flapjacks

4.57143

(28 ratings)

A healthier version of traditional fruit and nut bars that are packed with seeds, oats and agave syrup - perfect for snacking and lunchboxes
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Instant frozen berry yogurt

4.710525

(38 ratings)

Three ingredients and two minutes is all you need to whip up this low-fat, low-calorie yogurt, which is ideal for eating after exercise
  • 2 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Easy turkey burgers

4.74074

(54 ratings)

These easy, healthy turkey burgers are perfect for feeding the whole family, kids included. Our tasty burgers are great for summer entertaining
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Carrot & hummus roll-ups

4.11111

(9 ratings)

Roll-up, roll-up - snaffle something superhealthy in a flash with these vegetarian wraps
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pea hummus

4.833335

(6 ratings)

Use cannellini beans, garlic and tahini in this quick, easy and healthy dip – perfect packed in kids' lunch boxes with pitta bread and veggies...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Turkey & pepper pittas

5

(1 rating)

Kids will love this tasty snack-supper, and we bet they'll never know it's superhealthy too
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lunchbox snacks

4.52941

(17 ratings)

Keep hunger pangs at bay with these healthy, yummy lunchbox nibbles
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Red lentil & sweet potato pâté

4.558825

(34 ratings)

This easy vegetarian dip is a healthy alternative to hummus and great with crudités in a lunchbox or served as a vegan pate as part of a snack selection.
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pumpkin hummus

5

(2 ratings)

Throw a Halloween party and use a carved out pumpkin to make this creamy hummus. At other times of the year use butternut squash or a blue-skinned pumpkin
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Egg & soldiers

4

(4 ratings)

We love this spin on the traditional using asparagus soldiers for your dippy egg - a great low-fat, gluten-free snack or light lunch, just over 100 calories
  • 7 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pitta pocket

4

(4 ratings)

A low-fat, healthy snack with chicken, tomatoes and cucumber under 150 calories, and it takes just minutes to prepare
  • 2 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Fruitburst muffins

4.12987

(77 ratings)

Get started in the morning with a low-fat breakfast muffin crammed full of blueberries, cranberries, raisins and apricots
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Superhealthy pizza

4.462965

(54 ratings)

The quantities for this are generous, so if you have any leftovers, pop a wedge of cold pizza into your lunchbox the next day
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Turkey & pepper pittas

5

(1 rating)

Kids will love this tasty snack-supper, and we bet they'll never know it's superhealthy too
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Harissa sweet potato wedges

4.466665

(15 ratings)

Sweet potato chips make a healthy, high-fibre alternative to traditional chips, but taste just as good (if not better!)
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Chicken skewers with tzatziki

4.583335

(12 ratings)

Kids will love these chicken skewers hot off the griddle for a quick supper, or pack them in wraps with green salad and tzatziki to take on a picnic
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spinach & sweet potato tortilla

3.81818

(11 ratings)

Sweet potato adds a different flavour to this healthy Spanish-inspired tortilla. It's perfect to prepare ahead of a tapas night.
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

5-ingredient falafel

2.57143

(7 ratings)

Make falafel with just a handful of storecupboard ingredients. To give the falafels a better texture, be sure to use dried chickpeas rather than canned
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
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